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1) Antiques Roadshow locations and dates released for summer 2019

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow has released the dates and locations for the recording of its programmes in the summer of 2019.

Rupert Maas and Fiona Bruce on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow

London dealer Rupert Maas, one of the art appraisers on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, and presenter Fiona Bruce in 2016 with a portrait by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) of his friend and engraver Leopold Löwenstam. Maas valued the work at £200,000-300,000.

2) Lost Doctor Who Daleks episode lives again as archive comes to auction

‘Lost’ episodes of TV series have become sought-after items, not least among Doctor Who fans. Now an archive of photographs and copies of plans from an episode scheduled for the fourth season, first broadcast on the BBC in 1966, comes to light after it was consigned to Roseberys.


Dalek poster from Derek Dodd archive including copies of plans for the Doctor Who series The Power of the Daleks, estimated together at £800-1200 in Roseberys' auction on March 21.

3) What lots caught bidders’ eyes in the last week? Five auction highlights including a silver spoon from 1528 that drew spectacular bidding

ATG’s selection of hammer highlights over the past week include a Henry VIII apostle spoon making ten times estimate at an auction in Leicestershire, and a huge Minton majolica urn bringing similar levels of competition in Ireland.  

apostle spoon

An apostle spoon marked for William Simpson, 1528 that sold for £6000 at Gildings.

4) 10 highlights from the George Michael collection on offer at Christie’s

The art collection of singer and songwriter George Michael is being offered at Christie’s in a two-part auction this week.

George Michael. Image copyright Rankin Photography.

The singer George Michael who died in 2016 and whose art collection is now being sold at Christie’s. Image copyright: Rankin Photography Ltd.

5) New faces at Chiswick and Phillips – the latest Movers and Shakers across the art and antiques trade

Sam Hellyer

Sam Hellyer has joined Chiswick Auctions as head of its wine department.

An update on recent appointments in the art and antiques industry.

This list is based on unique users for individual news stories over the period March 7-13, 2019.